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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 01/08/1840 Ireland.  d. 16/10/1906 Jersey City.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 23/05/1864 North Anna River, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant Major in the 182d New York Infantry for action on May 23, 1864 at North Anna River, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily and at the risk of his life carried orders to the brigade commander, which resulted in saving the works his regiment was defending.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: BAYVIEW CEMETERY, JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY.

Morningstar Section, Lot 426

Joseph Keele

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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